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Start planning for Money Smart Week by watching the archived Money Smart Week webinar.  Presenters are Don Wood, Jay Lyman, Huong Nguyen, Sarah Timm, and Tammy Woodward. The Money Smart Week website offers information and ideas your library can access to develop programming....

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The PICPA (Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants ) has many different free resources libraries and the public can use to help improve their financial literacy. A Novel Approach to Financial Literacy calendars are one of the services many libraries are familiar with....

Sarah Applegate

    Sarah Applegate On August 8, 2015 we had our final Summer Reading Club program for the teen group at Coyle Free Library, which turned out to be a fundraiser for the fall.  I was hesitant about hosting a car wash with a group of teenagers at first but, let me tell...

Lebanon County libraries have been awarded a $92,500 grant from the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Investor Education Foundation and the American Library Association as part of the nationwide Smart investing@your library® Program (Lebanon, PA) – February 17,...

Each webinar is filled with valuable information to increase your libraries’ social capital. You’ll learn strategies that expand your knowledge about personal finance. Reference desk scenarios capture best practices and a toolkit includes unbiased online resources. 6...

The PA Department of Banking and Securities is offering Quality Investor Education Booklets FREE of charge to libraries in Pennsylvania. The series of seven booklets that are quality, non-biased investor education and protection resources. One of each booklet can be designated...

On January 29th, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the Institute for Museum and Library Services will offer a free webinar on financial literacy.  It is part of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s monthly webinar series intended to instruct library staff on...